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Lastest News: The awards ceremony will take place on the 17th and 18th of May, in Infiesto and Oviedo.
 01/03/2019.- Awards of the 29th Maria Luisa Memorial of Photography and Video
The jury, after evaluating the 17,000 photographs which were submitted to the contest by 1,522 registered photographers from 78 countries, has been reviewing those photographs that proved to be the technically most valuable and the most visually striking, resulting in a set of really memorable images.

Fifteen major awards and eight honorable mentions for each of the fifteen categories that have made the contest. Among them, the photograph Bed of seals by Cristobal Serrano has been highlighted:-itwas declared winner in the Animal World category and also has been awarded with the absolute prize of this edition, Liberbank Grand Prize. Among young photographers, under twenty years of age, the prize went to Lasse Kurkela.

The remaining winners are: in the category Mountain Landscape, Fei Shi (China); Mountain climbing, Jose Allende Marcos (Spain); Climbing, KamilSustiak(AU); in Adventure and Extreme Greg Lecoeur (Francia); in the Mountain-Nature Man category, Ralf Gantzhorn (Alemania); in The world of birds,Cristian Rota (Italia); in Vegetal World, Fran Rubia (España); in Submerged World, Scott Portelli (Australia); in Biodiversity, Ignacio Meden (España); in Nature Landscapes, Wojciech Kruczynski (Polonia); Creative Photo, Matt Engelmann (Suiza) in the World of the tinniest. Macro Photo, Javier Aznar Glez. de Rueda (España). The theme of the year has been devoted to photography in national parks and Marco Ronconi (Italy) was declared the winner.

As for the videos and films, thirty were selected for the official section, awarding six prizes and six honourable mentions; The winner of the FotoRuano Grand Prize has been the film Zabardast by Jérôme Tanon (France). They will be screened during the photo-festival to be held in Infiesto on May 15, 16 and 17.

It is now possible to take a look at this highly particular collection of photographs through the Web http://www.memorialmarialuisa.com and on Facebook. Anyway, the best time to enjoy the images will be during the outdoor exhibition and audiovisual organized within the events that will take place to commemorate this edition as well as the ceremony of presenting awards to the winners. These will take place, in Infiesto and Oviedo, on the 17th and 18th of May, at 7:00 p.m. at the Philharmonic Theaterand the Hotel de La Reconquista in Oviedo will host the awards gala one more time. All the winners are asked for organizational reasons to confirm their attendance as soon as possible to this organization.

A portfolio commemorative book has been edited, it contains all the awarded photos of the 29th edition and you can buy it from this Web.

Congratulations to all the winners. See you in Asturias on the 17thand 18thof May.

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 19/02/2019.- 29 MML-Photo. The jury completed its work
The jury completed its work. Its verdict will be made public on 1th March.
While waiting for the distinguished photographs in this 29 edition of the Memorial Maria Luisa, we take this opportunity to thank our partners Telecable, Gam, EGM, Grandes Espacios, Alpaca, Hotel La Pontiga, Electrogama Milar, Federopticos Lavandera, Joyería Avelino, Correduría de Seguros Bango, Alsa, Albenor Servicios Veterinarios. Inés Corral Fotógrafos our sponsors Ayuntamiento de Piloña, Principado de Asturias, Borines, Liberbank and Foto Ruano for their contributions which year after year allow this event a reality.
Thank you very much everyone for everything.

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